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Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community

Cultural District
David Ogle is a third-generation broom maker. – Gatlinburg Dept. of Tourism

ADA Acessibility Notes

Most galleries and classes are ADA accessible. Check here for notes.

Over 100 artists and craftsmen ply their trade along this 8-mile loop on the eastern edge of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Shops, studios, galleries and eateries make this trail a bookmark of Southern Appalachian heritage. Visit

Each gallery and workshop offers a different experience from watching craftsmen to "hands on" opportunities. Twice a year, the community offers a program- "Hands on Gatlinburg" To find the dates or to register for a session- link

History of Area

This community of artisans was first established in 1937 and later zoned Arts & Crafts by the City of Gatlinburg. Each member shop insignia signifies that at least 50% of the products sold in the establishment are crafted on premises. To learn more about our history, click here

How to Get There

The Arts & Crafts Trail is on Highway 321/East Parkway in Gatlinburg, accessible at traffic light marked 3A on Glades Road or a few miles east of there at Buckhorn Road.

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